The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
London / Docklands, London
Rank 13 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing QA 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 3.77% 5.00% 7.08%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.29% 37.50% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 8
Median daily rate £513 £475 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +21.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £411 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £575 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +14.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Docklands, London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
14 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 26.42% 13.33% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 18
Median daily rate £538 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £42.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-50.88% +87.77%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Docklands, London region citing QA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QA across the Docklands, London region.

QA Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

QA
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

QA Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

QA
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Docklands, London region.

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Docklands, London region with a requirement for QA.

1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) Subversion
4 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 3 (33.33%) Banking
4 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) JIRA
4 3 (33.33%) WCF
4 3 (33.33%) WPF
4 3 (33.33%) LINQ
4 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) Front Office
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (33.33%) Confluence
4 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (33.33%) Basel III
4 3 (33.33%) Qlik Sense
4 3 (33.33%) CRD IV

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon Glacier
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (22.22%) Big Data
3 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 2 (22.22%) QlikView
4 1 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Front Office
3 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# Pricing Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) QlikView Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Big Data Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Release Manager
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 3 (33.33%) LINQ
1 3 (33.33%) WCF
1 3 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) ArchiMate
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) RUP
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VBA
4 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) Basel III
1 3 (33.33%) CRD IV
2 1 (11.11%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Tableau